Duke of Chablais

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Prince Benedetto, the third Duke of Chablais

The title Duke of Chablais (Italian: Duca di Chiablese, French: duc de Chablais) was a subsidiary title of the Duke of Savoy and later the King of Sardinia, both of the House of Savoy. The title is named after the province of Chablais, whose capital was Thonon-les-Bains.

There have been four Dukes of Chablais:

  1. Prince Emanuele Philibert, son of Victor Amadeus II of Savoy. 1 December 1705 until his death on the 19 December 1705.
  2. Prince Carlo, son of Charles Emmanuel III of Savoy, held the title from 23 July 1733 until his death on the 28 December 1733.
  3. Prince Benedetto, another son of Charles Emmanuel III of Savoy, held the title from 21 June 1741 until his death on the 4 January 1808. Benedetto was the only Duke of Chablais to marry, making his wife Maria Anna of Savoy the only Duchess of Chablais.
  4. Prince Carlo Aberto, son of Victor Emmanuel II, held the title from 2 June 1851 until his death on the 22 June 1854.